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North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.


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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Kings Mountain Central School (Kings Mountain High School), downtown Kings Mountain, Hord's Furniture Company, Fosters Shoe Service, Bridges & Hamrick Hardware, a local Shell service station, Blalock's Grocery, Logan's Dry Cleaners, the offices of the Kings Mountain Herald newspaper, Belk's Department Store, Center...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Stores & shops, Aerial views, Automobile service...
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Kings Mountain High School, downtown Kings Mountain, Blalock Grocery Market, Belk's Department Store and numerous businesses. The film includes footage of physical education classes at a school, children playing jumprope and other games, a local baseball team, some views of local neighborhoods, a Queen City...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Stores & shops, Marching bands
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From the film: "Minority Report. A series stating the opinions and experiences of Negro students in North Carolina." Short black and white film about the civil rights movement in Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Features interviews with students discussing their activism and their experiences. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the...
Topics: Students, Interviews, Protest movements, Civil rights
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by Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.; Spain, Tom.
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A promotional color film produced in 1968 by Tom Spain depicting the economic, cultural, and geographic identity of Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte is portrayed as a city that is "enterprising, intent, and in motion." Discusses industries such as trucking, transit, light manufacturing, and food production. Showcases the The Charlotte Douglas Airport as well as commercial banks and the federal reserve branch that contributed to Charlotte being known as "The marketplace of the...
Topics: Charlotte (N.C.)--History., Mecklenburg County (N.C.)--History.
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by Turner, William R., Jr.
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Topics: Oldtime music, Square dancing
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by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (N.C.)
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Interview by Jane Johnson of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library with Floyd Simmons, actor, athlete, artist and soldier.
Topic: Interviews
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This black and white film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Cannon Mills, R. A. Dry Shoe Shop; Stonewall Jackson Manual Training and Industrial School; the Central Graded School; Concord High School; Porter's Drugs. This film also has footage of a Concord Baseball Team, of schoolchildren racing and dancing. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Shoe stores, Drugstores, Baseball, Students, Schools, Shoe...
Part Two of a two-part series about Davie County's history. This film explores Davie County's history and role during events from the Civil War to the early 1990s. Featured historic sites, locations, and organizations include: Hinton Rowan Helper House (national historic landmark 1974), Urban Mills Cotton Mill,Tamber Ridge Meeting House, Fort Baptist Church, Eaton's Baptist Church, Highlandburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Fulton Methodist Church, Mocksville Academy...
Topics: Historic sites, Historic buildings, Soldiers, Schools
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by Morton, Hugh M.
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Politicians, university officials, and notable community members pay tribute to President John F. Kennedy in a public memorial on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Memorial rites & ceremonies, Commemorations
This black and white promotional film outlines the United Appeal fundraising campaign that took place October and November 1952. The United Appeal asked the public to give to "20 organizations in 1 pledge," which would be distributed to 10 separate campaigns. Events and organizations mentioned in the film include: the Kansas City flood of 1951; Florence Crittenton Home for Unwed Mothers; Mecklenburg Association for Handicapped Children; Mecklenburg Association for the Blind; Charlotte...
Topics: Families, Fund raising, Children, Community service, Drugstores, Floods
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Black and white film describing the history of Chapel Hill and the history and activities of the University of North Carolina, especially the consolidation of the University. Frank P. Graham, R. B. House, and other university administrators make brief appearances. There are descriptions of Franklin Street businesses, like Andrews-Henninger Co. and Varsity Department Store, Wentworth & Sloan Jewelers, The College Shop and Carolina Bootery, Jack Lipman. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Merchants...
Topics: Cities & towns, Business districts
Short black and white film about the effects of a changing economy and industrialization. The film explores education - particularly in rural areas - career building and training with more technical demands, and the various challenges and opportunities that come with industry growth and automation in North Carolina. The film features a discussion between community members about consolidating the school systems (Better Schools Committee) to adapt to these industrial and economic changes as well...
Topics: Children, Schools, Farms, Farming, Education, Industrialization
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Short film providing information about attractions in the Southern Highlands, a mountainous southeast region spreading between Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Tourism, Mountains, Tourists, Recreation
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Spencer, North Carolina, and was believed to have been filmed by H. Lee Waters as part of his "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Spencer Grocery; Cruse's Barber Shop; North Carolina Finishing Company. The film also includes an event (picnic?) at an unidentified local church, and dozens of schoolchildren playing outside at several unidentified schools. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of...
Topics: City & town life, Picnics, Students, Schools
Label on original reel reads: "Patrician Inn- 3 min. 100 Block W. Main St. Washington, NC"
Topics: Historic buildings, Hotels
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This short clip shows a portion of a speech by Governor Hodges on school segregation. He mentions his personal view in support of segregation. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Public speaking, Governors, Segregation
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by United States Forest Service
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Note in tape box: A-19, [1940 Forest Service]/U.S. Forest Service, USFS, 1940, 1 VHS videocassette (30 min), b&w, Duties of the forest ranger; Label on side of tape: 1940 Recruitment Tape, TRT 30:00; Card on back of box: Donation from Terry L. West, Ph.D.
Topic: Forest rangers
Footage of the Sixth Annual Street Arts Celebration in downtown Durham, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Durham Arts Council. Scenes include street vendors, performances by Brother Yusef and Friends, Folkloric Dance of Africa, Belly Dancer Dianne Jones, and the band Hot Possum. The film includes several commercials for Durham Technical Institute. The duration of this video includes 30 minutes of color bars at the end. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of...
Topics: Belly dance, Musicians, Jazz musicians, Art festivals
Label on original reel reads: "Mrs Ellen Vincent Pickles, Emily Pickles Williams, Channel 9 interview- 6 min"
Topic: Interviews
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Wake Forest, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Castle Theatre; Wooten's Hometel [sic]; Mangum Grocery and Feed; Josephine's Beauty Shop; Miller Motor Company. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
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Cynthia Watts interviews Yusuf Salim about his life and career as a jazz musician, and his move to Durham. Salim and others perform. The film includes several commercials for Durham Technical Institute. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Jazz musicians, Bands
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A short black and white film of a speech and presentation by Billy Graham in the Charlotte Coliseum.
Topics: Public speaking, Evangelists
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This black and white film shows people and places in the town of Monroe, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Center Theater; Lemmond Electric; Belk Brothers; Secrest Drugs; Langdon's Jewelers; Oasis Ice Cream. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Ice cream parlors, Drugstores
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Angier, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Adams and Young Drug Company; Angier Drug Company; Carolina Public Service Company; Overby's Drugs; Overby's Seeds; Five Points Camp; Five Points Dining Room; Pope Hatchery; Angier Hardware; Crawford and Son Merchants; First Citizens Bank and Trust Company; S & W Market; Farmers Exchange; Grady Earp Dry Goods. This item was digitized as part of...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Tobacco industry, Tobacco farms
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Cynthia Watts interviews artist Steven Ray Miller, who shows examples of his painting. The film includes several commercials for Durham Technical Institute. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Painters (Artists), Painting
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Lumberton, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include McLellan's; Sugar's Men's Shop; McLeod Motors Inc.; Williams' Laundry and Dry Cleaners; Carolina Theater; McDuffie Furniture Company; S. F. Caldwell and Company Hardware; Hedgepeth Drugs. The film includes footage of the Lumberton High School Marching Band, and aerial views of Lumberton taken from a plane. This item...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Aerial views, Marching bands
Short black and white film about a community action model focused on recycling solid waste in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The film features a panel of community members involved in the community recycling project as well as contact information for viewers interested in getting involved. Alternative title: Recycling Solid Waste: A Community Action Model. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of...
Topics: Recycling, Discussions
Short black and white film about the history of Siler City, North Carolina. Features the following businesses and organizations: Boling Chair Company, Siler City Mills, Chatham Motors, Inc., Siler City Chamber of Commerce, Selig Corporation, Carolina Poultry, Inc., Siler City Manufacturing Corporation, Byrd's Supermarket, Belk-Yates, Company, and Siler City Motor Lodge. Alternative title: Welcome to Work. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a...
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Topics: Cities, Interviews
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"Combination of animated drawings and aerial photography illustrate the development of the Piedmont Crescent covering the eleven counties from Gaston to Wake. The historical sequence of geography, transportation and power (electricity, gas and oil) with the resulting population and industrial development is graphically shown. "What's next?" is the question asked as the need for planning becomes evident. Local government, State government, business and industry all need to work...
Topics: Aerial views, Geography
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Film covering the history of the first southern states of the United States of America, presented by the Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States. The film features shots of historic locations and buildings, including at Tryon Palace, Augusta - the home of George Walton, the Charleston Exchange Building, Miles Brewton House, the Pirates House in Savannah, Georgia, and the Russell House. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project...
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Short black and white film about the communities and lifestyles of those who live in the Appalachian region in North Carolina and how they are changing. Features the Lineberger Mill. Alternative title: Vanishing Frontier. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Mountains, Mountaineering, Farmers, Interviews
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Short film presented by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Council advertising the attractions, history, and activities related to Lake Junaluska. Places featured include The Lambeth Inn; The Terrace Hotel; The Colonial Hotel; Junaluska Apartments; Lakeside Lodge; World Methodist Council Building; Paul B. Kern Youth Center; Memorial Chapel; Maggie Valley; and Shackford Hall. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital...
Topics: Lakes, Families, Tourism, Tourists, Hotels, Children, Boats
Part One of a two-part series about Davie County's history. This film explores the early settlement of the area. Featured historic sites, locations, and organizations include: The Broken Fish Dam, Shallow Ford Crossing of Yadkin River, Shoals at Cooleemee, Elisha Creek, Dutchman's Creek, Joppa Cemetery, Boone Homestead, Heidelburg Cemetery, Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery, Davie County Courthouse, Davie County Jail, Cooleemee Plantation, Bryan Settlement, Heidelburg Settlement, Hunting Creek,...
Topics: Historic sites, Historic buildings
DVD copy from 8 mm film of the 1969-1970 Christmas parade filmed in downtown Madison, NC.
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"In essence, a mood poem about the Tar Heel State. Describes the three regions of the State in all seasons. Various sports are depicted, and scenes from the State's outdoor dramas are included." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.
Topic: Tourism
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Kannapolis, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Cannon Mills Company Band; Moskin's Clothing; The Jewel Shoppe Inc. The film begins with footage of a May Day celebration, and includes a property auction (Royal Oaks Auction). This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Auctions
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Recording showing interviews with several different women discussing their lives and then showing how they cook foods that were passed along to them by their mothers and grandmothers. The women included are Maggie Rosser, Josephine Travis, Ionia Smith, and Fred and Adran Martin.
Topic: African American cooking
This black and white film may feature Governor Terry Sanford. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Students
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Label on leader reads: "HDS Tulip Fest 1939" Features primarily the parade and speaking events at the Tulip Festival in Washington, NC
Topics: Parades & processions, Floats (parades)
Label on tape: C-12, David Vaughan, [Railroad logging in the redwoods], Dessert Redwood Co., 1925?, VHS: si. b&w, Donkey engines, logging railroads, scenes of before and after logging around Humboldt Califonia; Label on tape: C-30, David Vaughan, [Sawmilling redwoods, Eureka, CA], David Vaughan, 1925?, VHS: si, b&w, Log dump, log pond, Ross carrier, Dessert Redwood Co., Humboldt Bay, Cuddaback Creed, Redwood Highway
Topic: Logging
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Short black and white film about the North Carolina General Assembly, including its role in state government, history, and protocol and rules of order. Also features interviews with representatives holding office in the legislative body. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Politics & government, State government, Lobbying, Legislative bodies, Legislators
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"Beautiful and entertaining film showing the nesting or training habits of a variety of species of birds and animals with their young. Produced by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to show natural fauna of North Carolina each in its native habitat and to stimulate and promote understanding of the need to restores some species, protect and offer cover to others. The delightful sequence on the nesting habits of the wood duck is perhaps unique. Other species seen are muskrats,...
Topics: Birds, Mammals, Animals, Baby animals, Wildlife conservation
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Grace Lutheran Church; Brown Mill Cafe. There is quite a bit of footage of an unidentified African American school and neighborhood. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L....
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
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by Dorgan, C. Howard.
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Topics: Religion--Appalachian Region, Baptists
"An interview by Elmer Oettinger with the author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith talks about her early life as a struggling author and the importance of this experience in the writing of her best selling novel. Part of the North Carolina Books and Authors series." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.
Topics: Interviews, Authors
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview by Winnie Merritt and Dr. Evelyn Thompson with Joanne and Mr. Thompson in their home.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Monroe, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Secrest Drugs; Langdon's Jewelers; Oasis Ice Cream. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: City & town life, Ice cream parlors, Drugstores
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by Winston Salem African-American Heritage Initiative
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Interview with Linda Sutton, resident of Winston-Salem. Reflections on childhood in Winston-Salem, adult life working with labor union organization, and livelong involvement in the Goler Memorial AME Zion Church community. Talks about growing up right near the RJ Reynolds tobacco factories in the city. Interview conducted on June 18, 2022 at the Winston-Salem Juneteenth Festival.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Forsyth County., African American women--History, African...
Label reads: "Interview with Lettie Graham Stewart, age 105- born Jan. 31, 1896, interviewed by Randle E. Brim on June 16, 2001, #10"; Interviewee's name listed as 'Lettie' Irene Graham Stewart and lifelong member of Stateline Primitive Baptist Church (African American)
Topics: North Carolina--Religious life and customs., Stateline Primitive Baptist Church (Mount Airy, N.C.),...
"A candid film report on the present status and the future of the food processing industry in North Carolina and its relationship and influence on farming and industry in the State. Spokesmen representing farmers, housewives, restaurant owners, supermarket operators, managers of food processing plants, etc., point out new opportunities for specialization and diversification in farms throughout North Carolina. Some of the pitfalls and the need for "know-how" are also...
Topics: Agriculture, Factories, Food Processing, Meat Industry, Supermarkets, Farmers, Dairy Farming,...
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Spine of Case: Betty Smith; Front of Case: To be kept + cataloged VT-00018/1 VT-00018/1Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: Folk musicians--North Carolina--Interviews.
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview by Dr. Evelyn Thompson with Lettie Graham Stewart and her daughter Doris.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
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by Kim, Jinna.
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Chinese Girl Wants Vote is a documentary-style short film created about lesser-known suffragist Dr. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee. The project was conceived in response to a growing anti-Asian sentiment since COVID-19 and in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment in the constitution for American women’s right to vote. Jinna's 5-minute docu-film is a successful example of inclusive showcasing diverse faces, about issues relevant today. Jinna...
Topics: Chinese American women, Women--Suffrage, Race discrimination, Sex discrimination, Lee, Mabel...
Silent color footage of a football game between Davidson College and the University of Richmond.
Topic: Football
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview by Dr. Evelyn Thompson with Mrs. Jettie Helton about growing up in Stokes and Surry County and about her family's history in the area. Mrs. Helton's grandmother was enslaved and lived until 1940 and she passes along stories she heard from her grandmother growing up.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
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by Sherrill, Beth.; Fisher, Wendy.
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Stradley discusses odd occurences in the historic Towns of Bath, Swan Quarter, St Andrews by the Sea/Kitty Hawk, & Duck, NC.
Topics: Folk tales and legends, North Carolina--History
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview with Eva Penn Bowman about her family and growing up on a farm in the African American community near the North Carolina and Virginia state line.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African American women--History, African...
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview with Virginia Galloway by Dr. Evelyn Thompson about her family and life growing up in Surry County and Mount Airy.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
Inauguration of Governor R. W. Scott II, January 3, 1969, Oath of Office and Governor Scott Speaking, Part 2. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Governors, Inaugurations
This short announcement discourages drinking and driving.
Topic: Driver education
Silent color film showing activities surrounding the 1939 Sesquicentennial in Fayetteville, N.C. It begins with a parade, in which can be seen floats for Cumberland County, the News and Observer newspaper, the Fayetteville Coca Cola Bottling Company and more. There are also brief shots of men in period costumes giving speeches and footage of a football game. There are images of men and women in Scottish attire, including bagpipers, and the words "Clan Campbell" shown on the screen....
Topics: Parades & processions, Bands, Military parades & ceremonies, Drum majorettes, Football,...
Concert featuring Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee at St. Joseph's Church in the Hayti community in Durham. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topic: Musicians
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by Barnes, Billy E. (Billy Ebert), 1931-
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Black and white short film explaining the content and intention of the Economic Opportunity Act, which was passed in 1964 to "eliminate the paradox of poverty in the midst of plenty." Includes an explanation of the basic program requirements as outlined in the Economic Opportunity Act and specific North Carolina contacts for program development. Alternative title: Economic Opportunity Act. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project...
Topics: Legislation, Poverty
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview with Lone Eagle at the Mount Airy Library about his life.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., Native Americans--North Carolina--History.
Spine Label: 1988 Lunsford Festival, October 1 1988, Tape #1; Tape Label: 1988 Lunsford Festival, October 1 1988, Saturday Night Concert, Tape #1 VT-00012/15 VT-00012/15Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topics: Folk music festivals--North Carolina., Folk festivals--North Carolina., Folk dancing--Appalachian...
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Label on tape: Georgia Naval Stories, Trip 4-94
Topic: Naval stores industry
Film covering the history of North Carolina from 1774-1776; narrated by Richard W. Hatch. Presented by the Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States. The film features shots on location of various historic sites, including the Royal Governor's Palace, Tryon Palace, The Penelope Barker House, Hooper's House, Moore's Creek, and Boyd's House. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America...
Topics: Presidents, Patriotism, Revolutionaries
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Concord High School; Concord Graded School; a local mill; Cabarrus Creamery Company; Black and Hawkins; Cabarrus Bank and Trust Company; Shuford Insurance Agency. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding...
Topic: City & town life
Cynthia Watts on location at Duke University's Gross Building, Durham, NC. Watts interviews Don Martin, Director, and Judy Benedict, Concertmaster, of the North Carolina Chamber Players. The film also includes a Chamber Players outdoor performance. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Musicians were identified by John...
Topics: Interviews, Music ensembles
A silent 16mm film reel of Dr. S. Clay Williams Jr. in uniform walking around the garden at Willsherr Lodge. There are closeups of flowers and of the garden itself.
Topics: Houses, Gardens, Historic Buildings, Historic Sites
Front of Case: Mother Goose, 4/26/88, Master
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Front of Case: Shakespeare Scenes, Master
Topic: Shakespeare in performance
Parade coverage begins at 00:04:05. Coverage of the Centennial Parade, including commentators Tom Britt and Melinda Stubbe. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Parades & processions, Centennial celebrations
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection
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Silent color film showing activities at a Davidson College event. The event appears to be a campus-wide birthday celebration.
Topics: Celebrations, Birthday parties